The Center for Advanced Maritime Studies offers high level educational programs and courses aimed to raise the professional and academic qualifications of Filipino Merchant Marine Officers to prepare them become effective Ship Superintendents and Managers or Academic Supervisor ashore.CAMS shall also conduct research to solve real life problems and issues that will contribute to the development of the maritime industry and to propagate new process and technology to its stakeholders.but this is a legit typhoon," Villafuerte tweeted on Christmas Eve."Please evacuate, we'll be having lechon at evacuation centres."In Catanduanes province, Vice Governor Shirley Abundo said she ordered a forced evacuation of villagers, saying some "are really hard-headed, they don't want to leave their houses because it's Christmas".The thousands of evacuees who were forced to spend Christmas in the crowded and powerless emergency shelters started to return home on Monday to deal with the damage."They have left the evacuation centres and we're seeing the sun again," said Ann Ongjoco, mayor of the town of Guinobatan in Albay, one of five provinces that lost electricity.Christmas is the biggest holiday in the Philippines, making it difficult for officials to get people's attention to heed the warnings and evacuate.
She’s been the first female ship captain in the Philippines to take the helm of a merchant ship overseas.Nock-Ten, known locally as Typhoon Nina, forced 380,000 people to abandon Christmas celebrations and flee to evacuation shelters as it made landfall over Catanduanes province, on the Bicol peninsula.A farmer died after being pinned by a fallen tree in Quezon province, south-east of Manila, a few hours after the typhoon made landfall.Yet as a woman shipmaster, Capt Maria Kristina Javellana has preferred to manage not just the conventional type of vessels – say, a container, dry bulk or ferry – but the more complex type: oil/chemical tanker.Inez Glynn, age 103, almost 104, died Saturday, August 6, 2011 at the Aicota Health Care Center in Aitkin. She is survived by 1 daughter and son in law: Sandra and Roger Wilson of Aitkin; Grandchildren and spouses: Brian (Linda) Glynn of Bemidji, Mn.; Darren (Lisa) Glynn of Perham, Mn.; Krisanne (Edward) Ott of Brainerd, Mn.; Stephen (Julie) Wilson of Aitkin; Great Grandchildren: Brianna Glynn of Bemidji; Kelsey and Taylor Ott of Brainerd; Patrick and Parker Glynn of Perham; Tanner, Brynn and Reagan Wilson of Aitkin. He grew up and attended country school in Cedarbrook and High School in Aitkin.